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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

I reviewed the Dukes Head in April and I was less than complimentary but I visited again and I was very pleased with what I found. I had a lovely Sunday roast, well cooked and presented. The difference from my last visit was amazing. I would highly recommend eating here.

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dukeshead2016, Owner at Dukes Head Inn, responded to this review

Thankyou for giving us another chance and hope to see you again soon. Dawn x More 

Cumbria, England
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Fantastic meal at the Dukes. Table of 5 which each of us selecting a different choice. All were superb. Food was nicely presented with more than ample portion size. Only one dessert ordered and again we were not disappointed. Chocolate brownie with white chocolate ganache and cream. Mmmmm.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016

We called into the Dukes early one Saturday night The menu was refreshing and had something for everyone. Our food was delicious, but after paying the bill we noticed that we had been charged £3 per glass of lemonade for the kids. Their drinks exceeded the price of the alcoholic ones! This left a bitter taste and we have not... More 

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Northumberland
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41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Walked here for a late Sunday lunch from Englethwaite Caravan Site. There were only a few people in but we had the choice of restaurant, bar or outside. We decided to go for a roast (pork) and each got an enormous portion of tender, moist meat with a selection of fresh vegetables . On thinking back it would have been... More 

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Armathwaite, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed June 22, 2016

We were treated to dinner with friends who had travelled up from Dorset. Dawn was very attentive. The meal was superb. Cheese soufflé starter highly recommended. Compliments to the Chef!! We can see the pub from our house and are delighted with the turnaround. During the previous two tenancies, the experience was so poor we only went in twice. We... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I came to try their new 'taster menu' which they serve from 5pm-6.30pm. I came with my mum just for a quick tea and the portion size was ideal! Not too much but not too little, we didn't want to order from the main menu as we weren't too hungry and wanted room for one of the delicious puddings! My... More 

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Kirkoswald, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2016

My wife and I called for a light lunch. We were greeted by a lady and gentleman very warmly. My wife had a soup and sandwich deal and I had an open sandwich. The food was served promptly by a rather nervous, but very pleasant young waitress. We thought it was very good. We understand that the pub has only... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner, last night, from the specials offered on the menu. Good quality food, excellently cooked and presented. The recent change of management has breathed life back into what was a flagging business. At long last this pub/ hotel is going in one direction.... Up.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 7, 2016

After a long day working my partner and I decided not to cook supper but to dine out instead, we rang and booked a table no problem at all, when we arrived we were shown to our table and ordered drinks and were given menus, after looking at menu we ordered starters and mains, well, the starters were lush, I... More 

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Epworth, England, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Visited with family after a day of walking. The pub was very clean and well presented. The food was very nice but the service was average; the young waitresses all seemed a little nervous. They were friendly but nervous and on edge. One thing I did note is that the manageress didn't make a great deal of effort to say... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Duke's Head Inn is in a popular Cumbrian village, set in the heart of the Eden Valley. Armathwaite is adjacent to the river Eden, popular with walkers, canoeists and anglers. Armathwaite's station, just a 5 minute walk from the Duke's Head, is on the Carlisle-Settle railway line. We have five letting rooms, with en-suite or private bathrooms. Our restaurant is open seven days a week, with daily, seasonal specials, We always have at least two cask ales available in our lounge and snug bars, where you are ensured of a warm welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dukes Head Inn

Address: 2 Front Street, Armathwaite, Carlisle CA4 9PA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Carlisle > Armathwaite
Price Range: $84 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Double rooms would be a preference for me even if I was travelling alone.”
 of 5 bubbles Littleun25, May 20, 2015 | Read review
“Ask about the room's proximity to over the bar areas”
 of 5 bubbles achk1, Nov 28, 2014 | Read review
“Ours was Room 5, with en suite shower room. It was very comfortable, spotlessly clean (like everywhere else in the hotel) with a 6ft bed and plenty of clothes storage. There was an extra blanket in the wardrobe, along with a hot/cold fan heater. Our room overlooked the road but was quiet. Rooms at the back would overlook the car park but there is a beer garden between the building and the car park. We didn't hear anything from about 10:30pm till 7:45am.”
 of 5 bubbles Parchimbaud, Jul 10, 2014 | Read review
“we were in room 2....only problem was no bath however the shower was powerful and good”
 of 5 bubbles SteveC171, Mar 27, 2014 | Read review
“We had Room 1 which was at the front of the hotel compact and on suite but adequate for the stay, at first we thought it would be noisy but our concerns were unfounded.”
 of 5 bubbles 876paulinef, Mar 12, 2014 | Read review
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